Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 17, 2008
Construction lending industry experts and New Orleans' "Category 5 General" will speak at the 10th anniversary Strategies for Success in Construction Lending (SSCL) Seminar on December 2-4, 2008 at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
Keynote speaker, Lt. General Honoré, (Ret.), Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina will kick-off the conference following a pre-conference "Big Hearts in the Big Easy" service day to benefit New Orleans. Honoré will give his take on Hurricane Katrina and how unexpected crisis can be managed and their impacts minimized.
Other featured speakers include:
- Doug Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist for Fannie Mae
- Jack Haynes, EVP of Countrywide Builders' Division
- Tim Sullivan, President of Sullivan Group Real Estate Advisors
- Ivy Zelman, CEO, Zelman & Associates
- Marty Clarke, Leadership Coach and Author of Communication Land Mines: 18 Communication Catastrophes and How to Avoid Them and Leadership Land Mines: 8 Management Catastrophes and How to Avoid Them
Presented by the Granite Companies, the event will run in two simultaneous tracks for both residential and commercial industries. This educational conference covers core issues facing the construction lending industry, including such topics as regulatory changes, industry best practices, SBA regulations, secondary market outlook, managing distressed assets, economic updates, and legal issues.
For a limited time, attendees will receive early bird pricing of $795 for lenders and $1,995 for vendors. Online registration is available at http://www.SSCLseminar.com along with hotel and transportation information. The Early Bird Special and exclusive hotel rates expire November 5, 2008. Registration fee includes full program, breakfast and lunch each day, and networking receptions. Spouse and guest tickets are only $150 and provide entry into both receptions and pre-conference "Big Hearts in the Big Easy" service day events.
Sponsorships remain available! Sponsors currently include Construction Monitoring Systems LLC, Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, law firm McGlinchey Stafford PLLC, The National Association of Residential Construction Lenders (NARCL) and National Mortgage News.
For more information and to register online, visit http://www.SSCLseminar.com. To receive event updates and our Construction Lending News quarterly periodical, contact Granite Loan Management at 866.710.4087.